How Can I Engage?
1. Community Engaged Learning & Research: Connecting coursework and academic research to community-identified concerns to enrich knowledge and inform action on social issues.
2. Direct Service: Working to address the immediate needs of individuals or a community, often involving contact with the people or places being served.
3. Policy & Governance: Participating in political processes, policymaking, and public governance.
4. Community Organization & Activism: Involving, educating, and mobilizing individual or collective action to influence or persuade others.
5. Philanthropy: Donating or using private funds or charitable contributions from individuals or institutions to contribute to the public good.
6. Social Entrepeneurship & Corporate Social Responsibility: Using ethical business or private sector approaches to create or expand market-oriented responses to social or environmental problems.
We also encourage you to stop by the Office of Community Engagement in the QUEST Office, located of the second floor of Founders Hall.
Community Engagement Honor Notation
Are you an active participant in volunteer activities and/or the Community Engaged Learning program at Juniata College? If so, you may be eligible for the Community Engagement Honor Notation!
If you have logged 120 hours of un-paid Community Engagement over four years, or 15 hours per semester, you are qualified to have “Exemplary Community Engagement” noted on your transcript upon your graduation from the College.
Steps A Student Must Take:
- Fill out the Community Engagement Honor Notation Worksheet.
- Contact email@example.com and we will verify and share your hours logged in our system. See the blue box at the top left of this page to log Community Engagement hours.
- Print and attach your Worksheet and official log of hours once you receive them from the Community Engagement Office.
- Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a signature on your Worksheet.
- Take the Worksheet and attached log to the Registrar for processing.